Dara Torres, 33, right, and teammate Ashley Tappin celebrate Torres' victory in the women's 50-meter freestyle at the Santa Clara International Invitational swim meet on Sunday, June 25, 2000, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/San Jose Mercury News, Pauline Lubens) 

Pauline Lubens

In 1995, Tappin became Arizona’s first women’s NCAA swimmer to win two titles in a season, in the 50 and 200 freestyle. She was part of USA gold medal relay teams in 1992 and 2000. 

Sports columnist for the Arizona Daily Star.